rmb  A Recent Acquisition: October, 2010

 
 

 


71.   [GLASGOW.] Glasgow [cover title].Glasgow: Robert Graham. n.p., n.d. ca. 1890s.    

15.8 x 20.4 cm, pp. [16], with 16 photographic illustrations of the city and environs; original decorative red cloth stamped in red and black; spine ends chipped, else very good. Advert for Robert Graham on rear pastedown. Photographs by Valentine & Sons.


72.   [GOERLITZ.] Goerlitz. Photographien nach der Natur von J. S. Schröder [cover title].London: Charles, Reynolds & Co., n.d., ca. 1880s.    

17 x 11.8 cm, accordion-fold with 14 photographic illustrations on card, each within a red printed border; original decorative red cloth stamped in gilt and black; covers a little worn; very good.


73.   [GREENWOOD CEMETERY.] Green Wood Cemetery [cover title].Brooklyn: copyrighted and published by Fritschler & Selle, n.d., ca. 1887.     

8.8 x 13.3 cm, accordion fold with monuments to many of the important interred (Perry, Pierpont, Vosburgh, Scribner, Garrison,Greeley, etc., as well as other tombs, monuments, etc.; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt; covers a little dull, else very good. On the rear pastedown is an advert for "Green Wood Carriage Service ... the drivers show and explain all the monuments..."


74.   [HAMBURG.] Hamburg [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. late 1880s.    

10.7 x 15.7 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels (one torn at the fold) showing city views; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt; hinges cracked, else very good.


75.   [HEIDELBERG.] Erinuerung au Heidelberg [cover title].n.p., n.d., after 1900.

8.5 x 12.7 cm, accordion fold with 12 photographic panels, including views of castles, public buildings, street scenes, etc.; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt and black; slightly rubbed, else near fine. A late example, but transitional, retaining the binding style of the 1880s and -90s, but with a new photographic process.


76.   [HOLLYWOOD.] Views of Long Branch and Hollywood [cover title].Portland, ME: Chisholm Bros., ca. 1895. 

15.7 x 24.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing a panoramic view of the Hollywood Hotel and cottages, gardens, beaches, private residences, etc.; original decorative green cloth stamped in gilt; very good. The rear pastedown bears an ad for Leighton & Frey, Souvenir View Co., Portland, ME.


77.   [HUDSON RIVER.] Views of the west shore route [cover title].New York: Wittemann Bros., n.d., ca. 1882.  

8.5 x 12.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing the railroad stations, railroad bridges, views of Cornwall-on-Hudson and West Point, etc. ; original decorative green cloth stamped in black; near fine. 5-panel advert for Wittemann affixed to rear pastedown announcing various "souvenir albums, containing photo-views by Louis Glaser's process."


78.   [INSTITUT ZOLLIKOFER.] Erinnerung an's [Mädchen-]Institut [von Pfr. Rudolf] Zollikofer Romanshorn [cover title].Constanz: H. Kopp, Hofphotograph, 1895.

7.4 x 11.8 cm, accordion fold with 31 albumen photographs, each with a printed caption; original brown cloth, gilt-lettered on upper cover; very good. A souvenir of the Institute at Romanshorn, Switzerland, apparently a girls' school. Only one copy in OCLC (Swiss National Library).


79.   [IRELAND.] Album of Antrim coast, Larne to Carrick a Rede, 26 views [cover title].New York: Adolph Witteman, n.d., ca. 1888.   

19.2 x 14.6 cm, accordion fold with 14 photo-lithograph panels, including a general view of Larne, harbor views and ships, a Druid's altar, Glenarm Bay and Castle, a waterfall, geologic sights, etc.; original decorative brown cloth stamped in gilt; first fold separated, else very good. Advert on the rear pastedown for "North of Ireland tours ... and albums sold wholesale by W. Lawrence, photographic publisher, Dublin."


80.   [ITALIAN TOURIST SPOTS.] Un saluto da Napoli. Pompei. Sorrento. Capri. [Cover titles].n.p., n.d.: ca. 1920s. 

4 tiny view books, each approx. 4 x 5.5 cm., accordion fold, each with about 20 photographic panels, each in original pictorial wrappers; all with back wrappers mounted on a good sheet of white paper folding over on itself to protect the view books; probably reversible, but I'm not going to do it!


81.   [ITALY.] Ricordo del Lago Maggiore [cover title].Milano: Flli. Tensi, ca. 1890.   

8.5 x 12.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing views around the lake; original decorative red paper-covered boards stamped in gilt; very good. Publisher's imprint on rear pastedown.


82.   [KINGSTON, Ontario.] Kingston [cover title].Kingston: John Henderson & Co., ca. 1890s.     

15 x 12.7 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing harbor views, public buildings, central market, Fort Henry, churches, etc.; tipped in at the back is a 14-p. description of Kingston, and pasted to the rear pastedown is an advert for John Henderson & Co., Booksellers; original decorative red cloth stamped in gilt; near fine.


 

83.   [LAKE COMO.] Lago di Como, Centro Lago. Serie II [cover title].Como & Zurich: Brunner, n.d., ca. 1920s. 

9.4 x 14.5 cm, 10 accordion-fold black and white photographic postcards contained in original terracotta paper wrappers lettered in gilt and black; fine.


84.   [LAKE MINNETONKA.] Lake Minnetonka [cover title].Minneapolis: Chas. D. Whitall, sole agents for Minnesota and Dakota; published and copyrighted by Wittemann Bros., n.d., ca. 1883.

8.5 x 12.8 cm, accordion fold with 18 photo-lithograph panels showing a regatta, Crystal Bay, Halstead's Narrows, The Belle of Minnetonta, Excelsior, Lake Park Hotel, Hotel St. Louis, etc.; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt; very good.


85.   [LEADVILLE.] Over the South Park to Leadville [cover title].New York: Wittemann Bros., n.d., ca. 1880.  

8.6 x 12.8 cm, accordion fold with 18 photo-lithograph panels, including a panorama view of Leadville, public buildings, street scenes, smelters, etc.; original embossed red cloth, gilt-lettered on the upper cover; covers spotted, else near fine. Advert for Chain & Hardy, booksellers and stationers, Denver, on rear pastedown. Wittemann Bros. "agents for Louis Glaser's souvenir albums."


86.   [LES BAUX.] Album-souvenir. Les Baux. Cartes artistiques detachables [cover title].Paris (?): Collection E.C., ca. 1930s.   

9 x 14.8 cm, pp. [4] descriptive text of Les Baux plus 18 black and white photographic postcards showing the sights of Les Baux; original tan wrappers printed in red and blue; fine, and complete.


87.   [LILLE.] Lille. 24 cartes postales ... ND. Phot. [cover title].n.p., n.d. ? Paris: Lèvy et Cie., n.d., 1920 or after. 

8.5 x 15.5 cm, consisting of 24 removable black and white postcards, each captioned in English and French, showing Lille prior to the destruction of World War I. Original gray wrappers printed in brown; near fine. The imprint on the individual cards reads "Anciens Etab, Neurdein et Cie. - E. Crété, Succ., Corbeil - Paris."


88.   [LIVERPOOL.] The Leporello album of Liverpool views [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1880s.     

7.5 x 11.5 cm, accordian fold with 10 photo-lithograph panels showing Wellington's Monument, Goree Piazza, Washington Family Hotel, the Sailors' Home, public buildings, etc.; original pictorial blue paper-covered boards stamped in gilt; slight scuff mark on upper cover, else very good. On the rear pastedown an advert for the Leporello-Album of Liverpool Views.


89.   [LIVERPOOL.] The new album of Liverpool and New Brighton [cover title].Liverpool: N. Aitken & Co., n.d., ca. 1880s.     

7.4 x 12.2 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing the port of Liverpool, the promanade pier at New Brighton, Picton Reading Room, St. George's Hall, the Sailors' Home, lighthouse, etc.; original decorative pink paper wrappers stamped in black; near fine. "Manufactured abroad."


90.   [LIVERPOOL.] The album of Liverpool and New Brighton views [cover title].Liverpool: John Riley & Co., n.d., ca. 1890s. 

19.3 x 14 cm, accordion fold with 14 photo-lithograph panels showing harbor views, city buildings, the New Brighton lighthouse, etc.; original decorative green cloth; some wear and soiling, but generally good or better. Advert for John Riley on rear pastedown.


91.   [LONDON.] The royal album of London views with map and index [cover title].London: J. W. & Co., ca. 1894.    

22 x 16.5 cm, accordion fold with 24 photo-lithograph panels showing views of the London Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, many public buildings, fountains, monuments, bridges, parks and gardens, etc.; double-p. map of London, plus a double-p. index; original pictorial blue cloth stamped in gilt and black; most folds are separated, but all panels are present; otherwise good. "Printed in Germany" at the base of the front cover.


92.   [LONDON.] The album of London views [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1890s.    

19 x 14 cm, accordion fold with 14 photo-lithograph panels showing views of the city, and a panoramic view of the waterfront along the Thames; original decorative blue pebble-grain cloth stamped in gilt; near fine. Map of London on rear pastedown.


93.   [LONDON.] The new album of London [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1890s.

18.2 x 14.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing the usual sights, but also the Crystal Palace with a number of interior views; original decorative green cloth stamped in gilt; covers worn, one image with a small abrasion; good.


94.   [LONDONDERRY.] The album of Londonderry views [cover title].London: Charles, Reynolds & Co., n.d., ca. 1890s.

22 x 16.5 cm, accordion fold with 18 photo-lithograph panels, including a 4-panel view of the city and the River Foyle, city buildings, cathedrals, monuments, waterfalls, geologic formations, etc.; original decorative red pebble-grain cloth stamped in gilt; covers worn, else very good. "Printed in Germany" on front cover. With an advert for William H. Nelis, bookseller, on the rear pastedown.


95.   [LOS ANGELES.] Los Angeles and vicinity [cover title].New York: Wittemann Bros., n.d., before 1885.     

8.5 x 12.3 cm, accordion fold with 18 photo-lithograph panels, including a panoramic view of L.A.; also, street scenes, public buildings, missions, gardens, beaches, etc.; original embossed red cloth, gilt-lettered on the upper cover; upper cover a little faded, else near fine. Bookseller's ticket for Stoll & Thayer, Los Angeles, on rear pastedown.


96.   [LOS ANGELES.] Souvenir of Los Angeles and vicinity [cover title].Columbus, OH: Ward Bros., 1888.     

15 x 12.7 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing views of hotels, residences, parks, public buildings, and scenes of agriculture; with an 8-p. text on L.A. tipped to the rear endpaper; also, a tipped in advertisement slip for Ward Bros. offering approx. 45 such view books, detailing price, number of pages, number of views, and cover styles; original decorative brown cloth stamped in gilt; some wear, rear hinge cracked, several splits starting at folds; good.


97.   [LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION.] Sights, scenes, and wonders at the World's Fair. Gem edition. Official book of views of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. St. Louis: Official Photographic Co., 1904.

12.5 x 17 cm, pp. [128]; illustrated with photographic illustrations throughout showing every conceivable view of the Exposition; original embossed pictorial brown wrappers printed in gilt; fine copy.


98.   [LOURDES.] Souvenir de Lourdes [cover title].n.p., n.d.   

13 x 19.2 cm, accordion fold with 16 photographic panels showing views of the holy site, including the cathedral, the grotto, city views, the Chateau de Lourdes, and the apparition of the Virgin Mary, etc.; original decorative red morocco stamped in gilt; first fold separated, a couple of small scuff marks on the leather; a good copy.


99.   [LUCERNE.] Souvenir de St. Gotthard [cover title].Lucerne: C. F. Prell, n.d., ca. 1880s.     

8 x 12.6 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels, many views of the Alps, a glacier, Lucerne, Wasendorf, Bellinzona, etc.; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt; one panel with a tear, one other with a crease, else very good.


100.  [MACKINAC ISLAND.] Views of Mackinac Island [cover title].Portland, ME: Chisholm Bros., n.d., 1887.     

15 x 13 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing island views, Fort Mackinac, geologic features, ships, etc.; original embossed maroon paper-covered boards lettered in gilt; spine rubbed, else very good.


101.  [MADRID.] Palacio Real. 15 postales. Segunda serie [cover title].Madrid: Heliotipia Artistica Espanola, n.d., ca. 1930s.     

9 x 15.2 cm, 15 black and white photographic postcards of the palace; original pictorial cream wrappers printed in blue; near fine, and complete.


102.  [MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD.] Album of Maine Central R. R. scenery [cover title].Portland, ME: Chisholm Bros., n.d., ca. 1890.

15 x 13 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing views as seen from the railroad; original decorative brown cloth stamped in gilt; some wear, rear hinge cracked; good.


103.  [MANCHESTER.] Views of Manchester, N.H. [cover title].n.p., n.d., likely Portland: Chisholm Bros., ca. 1880s.   

9 x 13 cm, accordion fold with 15 photo-lithograph panels, including street scenes, public buildings, and the Amoskeag Co.'s boiler room and chimney; original embossed brown cloth stamped in gilt; very good. On the rear pastedown is an advert. for W. P. Goodman, dealer in books and stationery, Manchester.


104.  [MELBOURNE.] The exhibition album of Melbourne views [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1880s.     

13.8 x 12 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels, including double-p. views of International Exhibition and the Eastern Market, plus other public buildings, street scenes, etc.; original decorative red cloth stamped in gilt; very good. With an advert for "W.H.C., Melbourne" on the rear pastedown.


105.  [MINNEAPOLIS.] Minneapolis [cover title].New York: Wittemann Bros., n.d., ca. 1882.     

8.5 x 12.7 cm, accordion fold, 16 photo-lithograph panels containing 22 photographic views of Minneapolis, including a fine double-page view of the first suspension bridge across the Mississippi and two dramatic ones of the falls of St. Anthony; original embossed blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover; near fine.


106.  [MINNEAPOLIS.] Souvenir of Minneapolis, Minn. [cover title].Columbus, OH: Ward Bros., 1887.

14.6 x 13 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing St. Anthony Falls, bridges, hotels, public buildings, Minnehaha Falls, etc.; original decorative red cloth stamped in gilt; front joint split; all else good.


107.  [MONREALE.] Monreale. 12 cartoline illustrate. Serie I.a. [cover title].n.p.: B.G. P., n.d., ca. 1920s. 

9 x 14 cm, 14 sepia postcards of Monreale sights; original tan wrap-around sleeve printed in brown and maroon; fine, and (more than) complete.


108.  [MONTEVIDEO.] Recuerdo de Montevideo. Serie A. [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1920s.     

9 x 14.8 cm, 12 color photographic postcards showing views of Montevideo, especially the beaches and waterfront; original brown wrappers printed in black; fine, and complete.


109.  [MONTREAL.] New album of Montreal views [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. late 1880s. 

19 x 14 cm, accordion fold with 15 photo-lithograph panels showing city and harbor views, a band of Iroquois, winter sports, etc.; original decorative pebble-grain green cloth stamped in gilt; spine partially perished, hinges cracked; good.


110.  [MONTREAL.] New album of Montreal views [cover title].[Montreal: Canada Railway News Co., Ltd., ca. late 1880s.   

19.3 x 14.5 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels showing city and harbor views, a band of Iroquois, winter sports, etc.; original decorative brown cloth stamped in gilt; edges rubbed; very good. "Manufactured by Chas. Frey ... Portland, Me."


111.  [MONTREAL.] New album views of Montreal [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. late 1880s. 

13.8 x 11.7 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels showing city and harbor views, churches and public buildings, the annual ice harvest, etc.; original decorative pebble-grain green cloth stamped in gilt; fine.


112.  [MONTREAL.] Latest album of Montreal views [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1890s.   

19.7 x 14.5 cm, accordion fold with 21 photo-lithograph panels showing 3-panel bird's-eye view of the city, harbor views, an ice palace, incline railway, winter sports, etc.; original decorative red cloth stamped in gilt; edges rubbed, upper cover with small stain, spine chipped; good.


113.  [MOUNT VERNON.] Souvenir of Mount Vernon, Va [cover title].New York: Adolph Wittemann, n.d., ca. 1885.  

8.5 x 12.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing the grounds of Mt. Vernon, views of the interior, Washington's tomb, etc.; original red cloth stamped in black; near fine.


114.  [MOUNT VERNON.] Jarvis' Mount Vernon and Arlington album [cover title].Washington, D.C.: J. F. Jarvis, n.d., ca. 1893.

16 x 24.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing the grounds of Mt. Vernon, views of the interior, Washington's tomb, portraits of Martha and George, scenes from his life, Potomac views, Arlington Cemetery, gravestones, tombs, etc.; original red pebble-grain cloth stamped in gilt; near fine.


115.  [NAPLES.] Napoli. Illustrata dal pittore G. Carelli. - 12 vedute [cover title].Milano: Ufficio Revisione Stampa, n.d., 1919.    

9 x 14 cm, 12 color lithograph postcards of Naples sights after drawings by Giuseppe Carelli, card edges gilt; original embossed maroon wrap-around sleeve printed in black, and with a photographic pastedown on the upper cover; fine, and complete.


116.  [NAPLES.] Napoli. Museo Nazionale. 18 cartoline [cover title].Napoli: C. Contini, n.d., ca. 1920s. 

10 x 16 cm, 18 black and white photographic postcards showing art work from the museum; original decorative pink wrappers printed in gilt; near fine, and complete.


117.  [NASHVILLE.] Souvenir of Nashville Tenn. [cover title].Columbus, O.: Ward Bros., n.d., after 1883. 0

12.5 x 15 cm, accordion fold with 14 photo-lithograph panels showing views of Vanderbilt University, as well as many other schools and colleges, The Hermitage, President Polk's home, the state capitol, Cumberland River, etc.; original decorative brown cloth stamped in gilt; fine. Tipped to the rear pastedown is an 8-p. text on Nashville and Her Advantages.


118.  [NATIONAL SOLDIERS HOME.] Souvenir of the National Soldiers Home. Togus Maine [cover title].n.p., n.d.: Portland: Chisholm Bros. (?), ca. 1890s.     

12.7 x 15.3 cm, accordion fold with 13 photo-lithograph panels, including a 2-panel bird's-eye view of the home, main buildings, courtyard, hospital, cow barn, private residences, etc.; original embossed red paper-covered boards stamped in gilt; minor edge wear; very good.


119.  [NEW HAMPSHIRE.] Picturesque New Hampshire [cover title].Portland: Chisholm Bros., ca. 1880s.     

19 x 14.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing the White Mountains, railroad trestles, hotels and resorts, river scenes, Franconia Notch, Echo Lake, Lake Winnepesaukee, etc.; original decorative red pebble-grain cloth stamped in gilt; covers a little worn, otherwise very good.


120.  [NEW HAVEN.] New Haven and Yale College [cover title].New York: Adolph Wittemann, n.d., ca. 1886.  

15.5 x 9.5 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels, mostly of Yale interest; original embossed blue cloth stamped in gilt; first fold separated, else fine.


121.  [NEW ORLEANS.] New Orleans and the World's Exposition [cover title].New Orleans: Louis Schwartz; New York: Wittemann Bros., n.d., ca. 1885. 

8.5 x 13 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing views of the Canal St., the levee, the Cotton Exchange, St. Charles Hotel, various monuments, the main exhibition hall, etc.; original decorative green cloth stamped in black; first fold separated; very good. With a 4-p. advert tipped to the rear pastedown for Adolph Wittemann's Souvenir Albums.


122.  [NEW ORLEANS.] New Orleans in 1885 [cover title].New Orleans: Louis Schwartz; New York: Wittemann Bros., n.d., ca. 1885.   

8.5 x 12.6 cm, accordion fold with 24 photo-lithograph panels showing views of the Canal St., the levee, the Cotton Exchange, St. Charles Hotel, various monuments, and a 4-panel panorama of the city; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt; near fine.


123.  [NEW ORLEANS.] Souvenir of New Orleans and the Exposition [cover title].New Orleans: Louis Schwartz, n.d., ca. 1885.    

16 x 12 cm, accordion fold with 24 photo-lithograph panels showing views of the Cotton Exchange, many Mississippi riverfront scenes, the cotton levee, Margaret Monument, Metairie Cemetery, Jockey Club House, public buildings and monuments, Lake Pontchartrain, swamps, the casino, and a double-panel view of the Exposition buildings and grounds, etc.; original decorative red cloth stamped in black and gilt; near fine. "Copyrighted, 1885, by Wittemann Bros., 192 Fulton St., New York ... Louis Glaser fec."


124.  [NEW YORK CITY.] New York album [cover title].New York: Adolph Whittmann, 1886.   

12 x 18 cm, accordion fold with 30 photo-lithograph panels showing city views, the harbor front, places of commerce, government buildings, etc.; original embossed brown cloth boards stamped in gilt; a few leaves misfolded; all else very good.


125.  [NEW YORK CITY.] New York [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1880s.  

8.5 x 12.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing a View of the East River, Grand Central Station, Academy of Design, Central Park, Windsor Hotel, Normal College, etc.; original embossed blue cloth stamped in gilt; covers a little dull, a few leaves misfolded; all else very good.


126.  [NEW YORK CITY.] New-York album [cover title].Portland: Chisholm Bros., manufacturers of Chas. Frey's Original Souvenir Albums, n.d., ca. late 1880s.  

15.7 x 24.5 cm, accordion fold with 30 photo-lithograph panels showing a bird's-eye view of the city, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Broadway, stock exchange and Wall St., Union Square, N.Y.U., views of Central Park, public buildings, private residences, river views, Brooklyn views, and, a cabin deck on an ocean steamer, plus the Eddystone Light House, A number of the illustrations within floral borders; original decorative mustard cloth stamped in gilt and black; the first fold nearly separated, else very good.


127.  [NEWBURGH, N.Y.] Newburgh, N.Y. and Washington's headquarters [cover title].n.p., n.d., "printed in Germany," ca. 1890s.   

12.6 x 15.4 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing a panorama view, George Washington's headquarters during the Revolution (including interiors), and Newburgh public buildings; original embossed green paper-covered boards stamped in gilt; near fine.


128.  [NEWBURGH, N.Y.] Newburgh, N.Y. and Washington's headquarters [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1880s. 

8.5 x 13 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels showing a panorama view, George Washington's headquarters during the Revolution (including interiors), and Newburgh public buildings; original decorative blue cloth stamped in black; near fine.


129.  [NEWPORT, R.I.] Souvenir of Newport. "The City by the Sea" [cover title].Newport: Walter Sherman, n.d., ca. mid 1890s.     

15 x 12.8 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels showing waterfronts, beaches, mansions, etc. map on rear pastedown; original decorative maroon cloth stamped in gilt and black; soiled red cloth stamped in gilt; very good.


130.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Niagara Falls: a guide and souvenir with a new series of views from photographs taken on the spot. To which is added a complete guide in French and Spanish. Buffalo: Sage & Sons, 1866.  

16mo, pp. 39, [9]; original pick pictorial front wrapper, chipped with a little loss along the hinge but no loss of illustration (lacking back wrapper), accompanied by 12 separate color photo-lithographs on cards, all taken from photographs, including one of Charles Blondin's tightrope feat, with his manager Harry Colcord on his back, before the Prince of Wales; together in the original green paper-covered sheath with a pictorial label on the front of the Falls, and the title: "Niagara Falls & Blondin. A Guide and Souvenir." Some soiling and wear, but generally very good.


131.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] The Falls of Niagara: being a complete guide to all the points of interest around and in the immediate neighbourhood of the great cataract. New York: T. Nelson and Sons: Toronto: James Campbell and Son, n.d., ca. 1869. 

10 x 16.3 cm, pp. 45; 11 chromoxylographs printed in color; text in double column and printed in blue, 3 wood engravings in the text; front hinge cracked, extremities worn, else a good copy in original decorative blue cloth stamped in black, and with a chromoxylograph onlay (slightly scratched) on the front cover.


132.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] The Falls of Niagara: being a complete guide to all the points of interest around and in the immediate neighbourhood of the great cataract. New York: T. Nelson and Sons: Toronto: James Campbell and Son, n.d., ca. 1875. 

10.3 x 16.8 cm, pp. 40; 12 photo-lithographs printed in sepia; text in double column and printed in blue; 1 wood-engraving in the text; front hinge cracked else a very good copy in original decorative brown cloth stamped in gilt and black, and with a photo-lithograph onlay on the front cover.


133.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Niagara [cover title].New York: Wittemann Bros. i.e. Adolph Wittemann, n.d., ca. 1884.   

8.6 x 12.5 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels, Horseshoe Falls, Whirlpool Rapids, railroad suspension bridge, views from both Canadian and American sides, etc.; original decorative red cloth cloth stamped in black; some wear; very good. Affixed to the rear pastedown is a 5-panel advert for Wittemann Brothers' souvenir albums, the name Wittemann Brothers being canceled by an Adolph Witteman rubberstamp. The ads list souvenir albums, with prices, for cities, and scenery & summer resorts, and include a panel of testimonials.


134.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Tugby's illustrated guide to Niagara Falls [cover title].Niagara Falls: Thomas Tugby, n.d., ca. 1885.     

15 x 12 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels, showing the Erie Railway Suspension Bridge, crossing the falls on a tightrope, plus all the big and little falls, bridges, rapids, etc., all printed on cream coated paper with white borders; 58-p. booklet laid in; one fold separated, the booklet detached and browned; all else very good in original decorative red paper-covered boards stamped in gilt, the back cover without the gilt vignette of Tugby's Bazaar.


135.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Tugby's illustrated guide to Niagara Falls [cover title].Niagara Falls: Thomas Tugby, n.d., ca. 1885.     

15 x 12 cm, accordion fold with 10 photo-lithograph panels, showing a map of the Niagara River, the International Hotel, and Captain Webb's fatal swim; this series of views is slightly different than that above, and are printed on white coated paper with red borders; 58-p. booklet affixed to rear pastedown; covers loose and with abrasions; good in original decorative red paper-covered boards stamped in gilt, the back cover with gilt vignette of Tugby's Bazaar.


 

136.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Davey's illustrated guide to Niagara Falls [cover title].London, Ontario: Railroad News and Advertising Company, n.d., ca. 1885.  

15 x 12.5 cm, accordion fold with 16 photo-lithograph panels, showing the Erie Railway Suspension Bridge, crossing the falls on a tightrope, plus all the big and little falls, bridges, rapids, etc. - in fact, the same sequence of illustrations as in Tugby's Illustrated Guide (above), and a 58-p. booklet (detached); a fine copy in original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt and black. The Canadian Tugby.


137.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Album of Niagara Falls [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1880s.

8 x 12.6 cm, accordion fold with 14 crude photo-lithograph panels: falls, falls, and more falls, etc.; original marbled paper-covered boards, stamped in gilt; very good. On the rear pastedown is the interesting co-ticket of John Zybach & Co, wholesale agents, Niagara; and C. Knusli, artistic lithography, Zurich.


138.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] Niagara Falls [cover title].n.p., n.d., ca. 1880s.   

15 x 12 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels, showing all the big and little falls, bridges, rapids, etc.; original embossed red cloth stamped in gilt; fine. Affixed to the rear pastedown is a 6-page account of Niagara Falls; a final leaf of ads has been excised.


139.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] New album of Niagara Falls, N.Y. [cover title].Portland: Chisholm Bros., n.d., ca. 1891. 

15 x 12.6 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels, showing the usual Niagara views, including Belleni on the tightrope, Captain Webb's fatal swim, and Marie Spelterini crossing on a tightrope wearing peach baskets as shoes; plus a 48-p. booklet entitled “Niagara: Chisholm's Complete Guide to the Grand Cataract." Original embossed red paper-covered boards stamped in gilt; rubbed and worn, but the binding remains sound.


140.  [NIAGARA FALLS.] New album of Niagara Falls, N.Y. [cover title].Portland: Chisholm Bros., n.d., ca. 1891. 

15 x 12.6 cm, accordion fold with 12 photo-lithograph panels, without the 48-p. booklet, as issued; also with two captions transposed (Belleni on the tightrope and Captain Webb's fatal swim); original embossed blue paper-covered boards stamped in gilt; rubbed and worn, but the binding remains sound.


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